Government allocates PHP410-M to relocate about 2,000 Intramuros settlers

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on Government allocates PHP410-M to relocate about 2,000 Intramuros settlers 

By Josephine Grace Aguilo

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) — The Intramuros Administration (IA) has allocated PHP410 million to relocate around 2,000 informal settlers living within the walled city of Intramuros, IA Finance & Administrative Division Chief Merceditas C. de Sahagun, disclosed on Tuesday.

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Expect influx of Israeli tourists in PHL

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on Expect influx of Israeli tourists in PHL 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday reported that more than 40 Israeli travel agencies participated in a seminar on Philippine tourism organized by the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv to promote the Philippines as a new adventure destination for Israeli tourists.

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More Fun in the PHL campaign has failed to attract more tourists, says study

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on More Fun in the PHL campaign has failed to attract more tourists, says study 

By Josephine Grace Aguilo

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA) — Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo disclosed Tuesday that her department will launch its brand new slogan during the Miss Universe coronation night on Jan. 30, replacing the “It’s More Fun in the Philippines” campaign which she said has failed to attract more tourists to the country.

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Pampanga to open up livelihood opportunities to boost tourism industry, says official

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on Pampanga to open up livelihood opportunities to boost tourism industry, says official 

CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga, Oct. 4 — Pampanga's provincial government is determined to open up livelihood opportunities that would boost the province’s tourism industry, a local tourism official has said.

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Myanmar targets 7-M tourist arrivals in 2020

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on Myanmar targets 7-M tourist arrivals in 2020 

YANGON, Oct. 4 — Myanmar is targeting 7 million tourist arrivals in 2020, calling for working with a sense of responsibility and accountability in development of tourism sector, official media reported Tuesday.

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Ukraine extends visa-on-arrival policy for Chinese citizens

October 5, 2016 11:04 am· Comments Off on Ukraine extends visa-on-arrival policy for Chinese citizens 

KIEV, Oct. 5 — The Ukrainian government said on Tuesday it decided to extend the visa-on-arrival policy for Chinese citizens, which expired on September 30.

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Malindo Air, Turkish airlines announce interline partnership

June 18, 2016 2:15 am· Comments Off on Malindo Air, Turkish airlines announce interline partnership 

KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — Malindo Air has teamed up with Turkish Airlines to tap new markets as well as enable passengers to find connections easier when traveling between ASEAN and Europe.

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Chinese tourists spending up big in Australia: report

June 18, 2016 2:15 am· Comments Off on Chinese tourists spending up big in Australia: report 

SYDNEY, June 17 — Chinese tourists are expected to spend more than 4.1 billion Australian dollars (3.02 billion U.S. dollars) in Australian retail outlets during 2016, according to a report received on Friday.

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Shanghai Disney resort celebrates historic grand opening as the first Disney resort in Mainland China

June 18, 2016 2:15 am· Comments Off on Shanghai Disney resort celebrates historic grand opening as the first Disney resort in Mainland China 

SHANGHAI, June 16 — Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in Mainland China and the sixth worldwide, celebrated its historic Grand Opening Thursday, culminating one of Disney's most ambitious projects ever.

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Cambodia named World Best Tourism Destination for 2016 by European Council on Tourism

June 18, 2016 2:15 am· Comments Off on Cambodia named World Best Tourism Destination for 2016 by European Council on Tourism 

PHNOM PENH, June 16 — The European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) has named cambodia as the World Best Tourism Destination for 2016, said its press release issued late Wednesday.

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